Alex Walter Hastreiter, 87, of New York City died Oct. 7, 2010. Born in Newark, he resided in West Orange and Watchung before moving to New York 25 years ago.
Mr. Hastreiter owned Hastreiter Jewelers and Kirie Corp. in Newark.
He graduated from New York University.
He was a member of Temple Sharey Tefilo, East Orange, and the Stephen Wise Synagogue, New York City.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria; two daughters, Kim Hastreiter and Laurie Rippon; his sister, Hillary Peck; and two grandsons.
Private services were held with arrangements by Riverside Memorial Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Walter Hastreiter Scholarship Fund, c/o Weequahic High School Alumni Association, P.O. Box 494, Newark, NJ 07101.